Nowzad cleared by Charity Commission over Afghanistan airlift

The Nowzad charity has been cleared of any wrongdoing over its efforts to airlift scores of animals, plus staff and their families, to the UK from Afghanistan last year. A Charity Commission investigation concluded trustees acted reasonably in relation to Operation Ark and the appeal’s purpose was made clear to supporters. The charity’s founder, Pen … Read more

Dog Who Lost Leg While Saving Lives In Afghanistan Passes Away

UPDATE 7/21/2021 – After 14 wonderful years on this planet, Lucca the German Shepherd passed away of old age. She received a full military burial at the Michigan War Dog Memorial. The brave pup deserves this honor after leading 400 patrols and losing her leg on the job. Marine Master Sergeant Chris Willingham carried the … Read more

Family Fulfills Fallen Soldier’s Final Wish Of Bringing Dog Home From Afghanistan

Private Conrad Lewis served in the 4th Battalion of the British Parachute Regiment. His duty brought him to Afghanistan, where, amidst the war and strife, he found a companion in a dog named Pegasus (Peg for short.) On February 9th, 2011, 20-year-old Private Lewis was killed by a Taliban sniper while on foot patrol. As … Read more